Bromyard Christmas Lights

On the first night, switch on for one of the best Christmas Light displays in the Country. Reindeer, Santa’s workshop, Music, entertainment and civic parade.

Bromyard is a very special place all year round but never more so than at Christmas when the main streets are festooned with strings of lights for the town’s fabled Christmas Illuminations, reputed to be the best display in Herefordshire.

The Big Switch-On of Bromyard’s annual ‘Christmas Lights’, accompanied as always by a busy day of Yuletide events.

Bromyard Festival of Town Criers

A pageant and competition of colourful and traditional Town Criers from all over the U.K. Every year the Bromyard International Town Criers’ Festival is on the Mayday Bank Holiday weekend. This colourful event attracts criers from throughout the UK with visitors also arriving from Europe.

Bromyard Hop Festival

The economic and cultural heritage of Herefordshire’s hop-growing industry has always centred on Bromyard, including Bishop’s Frome and the Frome Valley.

With estimated crowds of nearly 5,000 and the Hop Race was streamed live worldwide. The day features the unique event, the Hop Pocket World Championship, part of a full day’s programme of events.